UTI stands for urinary tract infection or otherwise known as ‘cystitis’. This common condition is usually caused by a bacterial infection.
-Frequent painful urination- often burning sensation
-Urgent need to urinate, even after urinating
-Passing small amounts of urine each time
-Cloudy, smelly urine or blood in the urine.
Take a look at our fact sheet on cystitis for more info.
Thrush is a common vaginal infection and is caused by the overgrowth of yeast-like fungi called Candida.
-A thick white creamy vaginal discharge
-Itchiness and redness in and around the vagina
-Discomfort and or pain during sexual intercourse
-Burning on urination.
Take a look at our fact sheet on thrush and other vaginal infections for more info.
Women’s Health Educator
Health Information Line, Women’s Health Queensland Wide
Women living in Queensland can also call our Health Information Line - a free information and referral service for Queensland women - on 3839 9988 or 1800 017 676 (toll free outside Brisbane).
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